Period
to 21 September 2020

The median contractor rate for a Site Engineer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Site Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 413 693 837
Rank change year-on-year +280 +144 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Site Engineer 55 107 52
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.13% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.14% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 71 39
Median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - +25.71%
10th Percentile £396 £428 £385
90th Percentile £609 £713 £690
UK median daily rate £525 £575 £550
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £52.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +163.29% -
UK median hourly rate - £52.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +205.88% +17.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 23,785 75,770 88,934
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.69% 94.17% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,211 50,319 59,063
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £275
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 948 2,519 2,866
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £18.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +8.28% -1.23%
10th Percentile £11.63 £11.17 £11.12
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £48.75
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% +11.11% -3.74%

Site Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Site Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Site Engineer in England

Site Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Site Engineer in England.

Daily rate trend for Site Engineer in England

Site Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Site Engineer in England over the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Site Engineer in England

Site Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Site Engineer in England.

Hourly rate trend for Site Engineer in England

Site Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Site Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 21 September 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +173 38 £525 -4.55% 25
South East +202 7 £410 -13.68% 6
Midlands - 5 £405 - 1
East Midlands - 4 £405 -
North of England +122 3 £519 -25.89% 11
Yorkshire +82 1 - - 3
North West +79 1 £413 -41.07% 7
North East +40 1 £625 -10.71% 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Site Engineer
UK

Site Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, Site Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Site Engineer in the job title.

1 46 (83.64%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 26 (47.27%) DevOps
3 24 (43.64%) Terraform
4 23 (41.82%) Kubernetes
5 22 (40.00%) AWS
6 21 (38.18%) Infrastructure as Code
7 20 (36.36%) Ansible
7 20 (36.36%) Python
8 18 (32.73%) Java
9 17 (30.91%) Puppet
10 15 (27.27%) Docker
11 14 (25.45%) Go
11 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
11 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (23.64%) GitHub
13 12 (21.82%) C#
13 12 (21.82%) PowerShell
14 11 (20.00%) Linux
14 11 (20.00%) Finance
14 11 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
15 10 (18.18%) Microservices
15 10 (18.18%) Ruby
15 10 (18.18%) Bash Shell
15 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
16 9 (16.36%) Subversion
16 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
16 9 (16.36%) Configuration Management
16 9 (16.36%) PostgreSQL
17 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
17 8 (14.55%) HTML

Site Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.73%) Apache
2 4 (7.27%) Confluence
2 4 (7.27%) nginx
2 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.64%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 22 (40.00%) AWS
2 13 (23.64%) GitHub
3 8 (14.55%) Azure
4 6 (10.91%) IaaS
5 5 (9.09%) GCP
6 4 (7.27%) Datadog
7 3 (5.45%) OpenShift
7 3 (5.45%) SaaS
7 3 (5.45%) Serverless
8 2 (3.64%) PaaS
9 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (1.82%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) Wireless
2 5 (9.09%) DNS
2 5 (9.09%) Kerberos
3 4 (7.27%) HTTP
3 4 (7.27%) Internet
4 3 (5.45%) SSL
4 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.82%) DHCP
5 1 (1.82%) Firewall
5 1 (1.82%) FTP
5 1 (1.82%) IPsec
5 1 (1.82%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.91%) MySQL
4 4 (7.27%) MariaDB
4 4 (7.27%) Sybase ASE
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (3.64%) Redis
7 1 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.82%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.36%) Subversion
3 8 (14.55%) Jenkins
4 5 (9.09%) GitLab
5 4 (7.27%) JIRA
5 4 (7.27%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.82%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.09%) Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) International Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) .NET
1 8 (14.55%) AngularJS
1 8 (14.55%) CSS
1 8 (14.55%) CSS3
1 8 (14.55%) HTML
2 7 (12.73%) Web Services
3 6 (10.91%) .NET Core
3 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (10.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (9.09%) LAMP
4 5 (9.09%) LDAP
5 4 (7.27%) Dapper ORM
5 4 (7.27%) LAPP Stack
5 4 (7.27%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (7.27%) Node.js
5 4 (7.27%) RxJS
6 2 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.82%) RESTful
7 1 (1.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (7.27%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.64%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Clustering
5 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.82%) Social Media
5 1 (1.82%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Windows Server
2 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2016
3 2 (3.64%) Unix
4 1 (1.82%) CentOS
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Solaris
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (83.64%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 26 (47.27%) DevOps
3 21 (38.18%) Infrastructure as Code
4 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (18.18%) Microservices
6 9 (16.36%) Configuration Management
6 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
7 7 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (9.09%) Availability Management
9 5 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (9.09%) Change Management
9 5 (9.09%) Coaching
10 4 (7.27%) Analytics
10 4 (7.27%) Escalation Management
10 4 (7.27%) Log Aggregation
10 4 (7.27%) Use Case
10 4 (7.27%) Web Application Development
11 3 (5.45%) Deployment Automation
11 3 (5.45%) Service-Level Objective
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) Python
2 18 (32.73%) Java
3 14 (25.45%) Go
3 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
4 12 (21.82%) C#
4 12 (21.82%) PowerShell
5 10 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 10 (18.18%) Ruby
6 8 (14.55%) TypeScript
7 6 (10.91%) SQL
8 1 (1.82%) C++
8 1 (1.82%) Groovy
8 1 (1.82%) PHP
8 1 (1.82%) Scala
8 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.82%) Degree
4 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.45%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (5.45%) GDPR
2 3 (5.45%) HIPAA
3 2 (3.64%) SLA
4 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 15 (27.27%) Docker
2 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (43.64%) Terraform
2 23 (41.82%) Kubernetes
3 20 (36.36%) Ansible
4 17 (30.91%) Puppet
5 11 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.64%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.82%) Grafana
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.82%) OpenView
7 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle
1 7 (12.73%) SaltStack
2 6 (10.91%) Splunk
3 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.27%) MuleSoft
4 4 (7.27%) New Relic
4 4 (7.27%) Sybase
5 3 (5.45%) Google
6 2 (3.64%) LogicMonitor
6 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.82%) Huawei
7 1 (1.82%) Infor
7 1 (1.82%) SAP
7 1 (1.82%) Twitter
7 1 (1.82%) VMware